National Records of Scotland seeks first views on Scotland’s next census
Planning for Scotland’s Census 2021 starts today with the National Records of Scotland (NRS) asking for views on the topic areas that should be included.
A consultation being launched today on 2021 section of this website focuses on the broad topics the census will cover. The aim is to encourage discussion and help NRS build a strong case for the inclusion of new topics in the census.
You can now learn more about Scottish Parliamentary Constituency profiles and regions. The profiles present a selection of interesting graphs and tables for each of the 73 Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies and 8 Scottish Parliamentary Regions. More information on these and other UK Parlaimentary profiles can be found on our Parliamentary Profiles page.
National Records of Scotland have published a report on 'People with a Learning Disability or Developmental Disorder' which presents summary statistics from Scotland Census 2011 on people with a learning disability or developmental disorder.
National Records of Scotland (NRS) today published further statistics on Gaelic from Scotland’s Census 2011.
National Records of Scotland have today published Scotland’s Census 2011 General Report and it has been laid before the Scottish Parliament. This document reviews the entire 2011 Census operation from the early planning and consultation through to the production and dissemination of outputs and evaluation. It provides a wealth of detail about how Scotland’s Census 2011 was carried out and what we have learned to take forward in our planning for th
NRS has today published Part 1 of an analytical report providing national level statistics on Gaelic from Scotland's Census 2011.
On Census Day, 27 March 2011, a total of 87,100 people aged 3 and over in Scotland (1.7 per cent of the population) had some Gaelic language skills. This included 57,600 people who could speak Gaelic.
The key findings from this report include:
NRS has today published a report that presents findings from the analysis of Scotland's Census 2011 on the characteristics of Scotland's island population.This report presents key results relating to Scotland’s inhabited islands, based on the results of the 2011 Census.
NRS has published a report that presents findings from the analysis of Scotland's Census 2011 on the household composition and living arrangements for all people in Scotland. This can be viewed and downloaded on the Analytical Reports page.
Data zones are the core geography for dissemination of results from Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS). The data zone geography covers the whole of Scotland and nest within local authority boundaries (as they were in 2011).